Fettling & Grinding Systems

Materials & Material Processing

Compact Pulverizers feature disposable disk system.

February 20, 2015

In addition to air flow management system that optimizes cooling of mill chamber, Models RE 500, RE 1000, RE 1500, and RE PASS include touchscreen graphic user interface equipped with PLC tracking modes and Internet access for remote diagnostic and troubleshooting capabilities. Head design of mill and drive system eliminates cross currents, while high-efficiency motor ensures economic production. With 4-fork pocket design, pulverizers can be moved with fork lift when fully assembled. Read More

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Grinding Machine produces rotationally symmetrical tools.

October 31, 2014

Engineered for high-production volumes, Walter Helitronic Mini Automation Machine features robot loader that can handle up to 1,500 tools. Double-ended spindle accommodates up to 3 grinding wheels per end to process end mills, drills, step tools, woodworking tools, and profile tools from 0.04–0.63 in. dia. Max tool length is 7.3 in., with minimum diameter of 0.04 in. for production blanks and 0.12 in. for regrinding. Fanuc control and HELITRONIC Tool Studio combine to operate 5 CNC axes. Read More

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Optical Manufacturing Systems feature impact-resistant spindle.

October 20, 2014

Comprising ultra-precision diamond turning, micro-grinding, and micro-milling systems, V-Series provides 8 pm feedback resolution for all linear axes. Impact Resistant Porous Graphite air bearing work spindle offers radial and axial runout of less than 12.5 nm throughout 10,000 rpm range. NanoSMART™ HMI, featuring touch/swipe gesture interactive display, is coupled with 64-bit Delta Tau 1 GHz Power PMAC Motion Controller with up to 40,000 block lookahead for advanced trajectory calculations. Read More

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Batch Attritor can accommodate processing of specialty ceramics.

August 26, 2014

Available with variable frequency drive, S-50 does not require any premixing and can maintain temperature control via use of jacketed tank. Construction negates metal contamination via 304 stainless steel tank lined with polyurethane; plastic-sleeved, stainless steel agitator shaft, and zirconium oxide-tipped and polyurethane-coated, stainless steel arms. Milling system includes air diaphragm pump for circulation to improve grinding and accelerate discharge. Read More

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Rubber Grinder offers safety options.

August 20, 2014

For optimized safety and efficiency, Model 482 Safety Rubber Grinder utilizes servo controls on carriage that eliminate manually adjusted limit switches for start and stop positions of carriage, which are now controlled on Allen Bradley Touch Screen HMI. With servo controlled carriage, grinding wheel retreats safely behind guard at end of grinding cycle. Servo controls also replace manually operated slide adjustment of grinding wheel, allowing for finished diameter to be set on touchscreen. Read More

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CNC Grinding System supports centerless OD grinding.

August 8, 2014

Combining proprietary software with DedTru fixtures, 3-axis Model 2150 CNC DedTru System creates intricate forms for small medical and high-tech component parts. Machine performs throughfeed, infeed, secondary operations, tapers, and profile chamfers for cylindrical parts from 0.001–5 in. diameter. Constructed on cast iron base with hole through column housing for removal of completed parts, Model 2150 features precision ballscrews and closed loop positioning system. Read More

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Compact Vertical CNC Grinders feature ~1 m² main body.

July 10, 2014

Sized to accommodate diverse production line layouts, GPV-10 Cylindrical Grinder and GAV-10 Angular Cylindrical Grinder have ∅ 100 mm swing over table and 150 or 200 mm distance between centers. Gate structure ensures accurate grinding by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing for wheel spindle promotes accuracy, while machine opening width allows for flexible automation of loading/unloading and facilitates maintenance. Read More

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CNC Twin Turret Grinder combines flexibility and precision.

June 4, 2014

Delivering processing efficacy and flexibility shaft-type parts, Landis Twin Turret™ (LTT) features 2 rotary hydrostatic turrets with integral servo motors and X-axis hydrostatic ways with linear motor in-feed. Multi-spindle grinding machine handles workpieces with swing up to 180 mm and lengths to 400 mm using up to 350 mm dia and 40 mm wide CBN wheels operating at speeds to 120 m/sec. Design eliminates mechanical backlash, while hydrostatic spindle bearings provide stiffness and damping. Read More

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Clog-Free Crusher has dual-shaft intermeshing cutter design.

May 8, 2014

With dual-shaft intermeshing cutter design, DC1600 Series can reduce dry, wet, or sticky solids via once-through, clog-free crushing action. Operation breaks down clumps, clusters, solids, and chunks to basic grain size. Employing cutters and spacers on 2 parallel shafts, design is available with choice of cutters with varying thicknesses and profiles. Cutter chamber dimensions are 50 x 14.75 x 10 in., and width of flanges facilitates connection to bins, hoppers, or conveyors. Read More

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Centrifugal Impact Mill controls particle sizes.

March 11, 2014

Equipped with stationary outer disc and rotating inner disc, 24 in. dia pin mill model CIM-24-MS grinds, sizes, de-agglomerates, and homogenizes friable or other materials into controlled particle sizes from coarse to fine (400 mesh). Destructive path through which material flows features 5 intermeshing rows of rotating and stationary pins, and production of desired particle size is accomplished by controlling infinitely variable rotor speed. Read More

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Air Swept Fine Grinding System optimizes particle distribution.

February 20, 2014

Available in 4 sizes from 10–150 hp, Vertical Roller Mill (VRM) offers optimized particle size distribution. Consistent wear and long-life grinding zone components lend to delivery of consistent results. This air swept fine grinding system accommodates various materials, including MSHA rock dust, activated carbon, calcium carbonate, coal, lime, and pet coke. Read More

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Aspheric Grinding System offers 100 mm dia swing capacity.

October 28, 2013

Available in XZ or XZB configurations, Nanotech 100UPG is designed for grinding tungsten carbide and silicon carbide aspheric optical mold inserts. System can also serve as ultra-precision diamond turning system with 250 mm diameter capacity. Main work spindle consists of 10,000 rpm groove-compensated air bearing design, while air bearing grinding spindle has speed range of 5,000-45,000 rpm with less than 50 nm of radial and axial runout. Both spindles benefit from total liquid cooling. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High-Volume Grinding Machine delivers consistent quality.

October 24, 2013

With its one-table design, LGG 180 combines short grinding times with consistent, large-scale production. Every machined part is manufactured under same conditions for optimal reproducibility. Allowing rotation speeds to 10,000 rpm, grinding head has spindle power of 35 kW for accelerated cutting and feed rates. Undulations can be applied specifically to gear wheel flanks for noise optimization purposes, and ability to produce sub-micron range waviness increases optimization options. Read More

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Cylindrical Grinding Machine offers 1,000 mm capacity.

September 25, 2013

Providing 160 mm center height, 100 kg weight capacity, and 5 kW wheel head power, Suprema 1000M is suited for tool room, batch, or high-volume production. System features swiveling wheel head with 400 x 50 mm left wheel and 350 x 50 mm right wheel. Belt-driven internal grinding system is ready to accept optional internal spindle. Equipped with Fanuc Power motion control, Suprema 1000M offers online storage for all dressing and grind programs, USB connectivity, and color touchscreen. Read More

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Vertical Thread Grinder features universal design.

September 5, 2013

Used for making precision lead screw type parts, VGE60A can perform thread, spline, gear, OD, surface, and edge grinding operations in single setup. Automatic grinding wheel changer, automatic wheel guard, and CNC-controlled wheel dresser promote productivity, while precision is enhanced via programmable grinding wheel tilt angles from +45° to -90°, vertical orientation of work, and elimination of workpiece sag. Machine accommodates max grinding length of 600 mm. Read More

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Glass Edging/Grinding Machines come in CE-certified versions.

July 30, 2013

Able to edge flat glass from 3-12 mm thick at speeds to 1.6 m/min, single-spindle EU11 makes Pencil, Miter, and Flat with Seam edges using diamond grinding wheels and polishing wheels. Coolant system is self-contained and includes recirculating tank and pump. Featuring .75 kw motor, 3300RP wet belt sander uses 102 x 2,692 mm sanding belts and is equipped for no-tool belt changes. Main power switch activates water spray to minimize glass grind dust and keep sanding belt cool. Read More

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CNC Grinding Machine adds functionality with rotary fixture.

July 25, 2013

With rigid construction, Coborn RG9 has work envelope sized to accommodate addition of rotary and linear fixtures for 10 axis capability and is equipped with vision system. RM Rotary Fixture, also supported, is CNC controlled and designed for PCD/PCBN/CVD grinding. Fixture provides for coning, via continuous rotation, as well as indexing to position accuracy of 1/2000th of one degree. Also, fixture has 8 programmable axes and provides for K-Lands or PCD Chamfers. Read More

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Precision Machining System is configurable from 2-4 axes.

May 22, 2013

With Nanoform® X Multi-Axis Ultra Precision Machining System, users can maximize productivity in diamond turning, milling, and grinding of optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, and precision mechanical components. Machine can produce spherical, aspherical, and freeform surfaces up to 440 mm in diameter. Fully opening upper enclosure provides access to inner surfaces, while sloped sides on upper enclosure and stainless steel tray over granite base contribute to swarf containment. Read More

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Cylindrical Grinding Machines feature direct-drive workhead.

April 16, 2013

Suited for large, heavy parts, Kellenberger® Kel-Varia CNC-controlled Machines have direct-drive workhead with infinitely variable spindle speed from 1–500 rpm and max weight capacity of 750 Nm/660 lb. Torque drive allows parts to be accelerated and braked with zero backlash during bidirectional movements. C-axis operation supports grinding of grooves and satellite/centering bores, while swiveling hydrostatic B-axis provides simultaneous interpolation of X, Z, and B axes with  0.00002° resolution. Read More

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Attrition Mill reduces particles down to 100 mesh.

April 16, 2013

Able to reduce friable chemicals and minerals, metal powders, wood flour, fertilizers, insecticides, and fibers, Model SK-24-MS produces particles from 10–100 mesh. This 24 in. dia mill is equipped with outer stationary milling disc and inner rotating milling disc. Precision of machining and alignment of discs, together with constant spring pressure, maximize size uniformity of reduced material. Static and dynamic balancing of rotating runner head assembly provides vibration-free operation. Read More